Heraclitus Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Heraclitus

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Heraclitus quotes: Asses prefer garbage to gold. Asses prefer garbage to gold.
Heraclitus quotes: He who does not expect will not find out the unexpected, for it is trackless and unexplored He who does not expect will not find out the unexpected, for it is trackless and unexplored
Heraclitus quotes: What opposes unites, and the finest attunement stems from things bearing in opposite directions, and all things come about by strife. What opposes unites, and the finest attunement stems from things bearing in opposite directions, and all things come about by strife.
Heraclitus quotes: What allows us to be human is something daemonic. What allows us to be human is something daemonic.
Heraclitus quotes: The only constant in life is change The only constant in life is change
Heraclitus quotes: The track of writing is straight and crooked. The track of writing is straight and crooked.
Heraclitus quotes: The world is nothing but a great desire to live and a great dissatisfaction with living. The world is nothing but a great desire to live and a great dissatisfaction with living.
Heraclitus quotes: From out of all the many particulars comes oneness, and out of oneness come all the many particulars. From out of all the many particulars comes oneness, and out of oneness come all the many particulars.
Heraclitus quotes: Life is a child moving counters in a game. Life is a child moving counters in a game.
Heraclitus quotes: War is the father and king of all, War is the father and king of all,
Heraclitus quotes: What sense or thought do they have? They follow the popular singers, and they take the crowd as their teacher. What sense or thought do they have? They follow the popular singers, and they take the crowd as their teacher.
Heraclitus quotes: Everything is in flux. Everything is in flux.
Heraclitus quotes: We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play. We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.
Heraclitus quotes: One must realize that war is common, and justice strife, and that all things come to be through strife and are (so) ordained. One must realize that war is common, and justice strife, and that all things come to be through strife and are (so) ordained.
Heraclitus quotes: Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears. Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears.
Heraclitus quotes: Latent structure is master of obvious structure Latent structure is master of obvious structure
Heraclitus quotes: One thunderbolt strikesroot through everything One thunderbolt strikes
root through everything
Heraclitus quotes: May you have plenty of wealth, you men of Ephesus, in order that you may be punished for your evil ways May you have plenty of wealth, you men of Ephesus, in order that you may be punished for your evil ways
Heraclitus quotes: It is in changing that things find purpose. It is in changing that things find purpose.
Heraclitus quotes: Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise. Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
Heraclitus quotes: Nothing endures but change. There is nothing permanent except change. All is flux, nothing stays still. Nothing endures but change. There is nothing permanent except change. All is flux, nothing stays still.
Heraclitus quotes: The phases of fire are craving and satiety. The phases of fire are craving and satiety.
Heraclitus quotes: God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger. God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
Heraclitus quotes: Much learning does not teach understanding. Much learning does not teach understanding.
Heraclitus quotes: All things come into being by conflict of opposites. All things come into being by conflict of opposites.
Heraclitus quotes: The people should fight for the law as for their city wall. The people should fight for the law as for their city wall.
Heraclitus quotes: Ethos anthropoi daimona man's character is his fate. Ethos anthropoi daimon
a man's character is his fate.
Heraclitus quotes: The Cosmos was not made by gods but always was and is eternal fire. The Cosmos was not made by gods but always was and is eternal fire.
Heraclitus quotes: People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre. People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre.
Heraclitus quotes: You can never step in the same river twice. You can never step in the same river twice.
Heraclitus quotes: The unexpected connection is more powerful than one that is obvious. The unexpected connection is more powerful than one that is obvious.
Heraclitus quotes: It is by disease that health is pleasant; by evil that good is pleasant; by hunger, satiety; by weariness, rest. It is by disease that health is pleasant; by evil that good is pleasant; by hunger, satiety; by weariness, rest.
Heraclitus quotes: The only constant is change. Unless you get a small group of neighbors together to stop it. The only constant is change. Unless you get a small group of neighbors together to stop it.
Heraclitus quotes: The people must fight for their laws as for their walls. The people must fight for their laws as for their walls.
Heraclitus quotes: There is nothing permanent in the world except change. There is nothing permanent in the world except change.
Heraclitus quotes: If you do not hope, you will not win that which is not hoped for, since it is unattainable and inaccessible. If you do not hope, you will not win that which is not hoped for, since it is unattainable and inaccessible.
Heraclitus quotes: Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy. Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
Heraclitus quotes: Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details. Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
Heraclitus quotes: If one does not expect the unexpected, one will not find it out, since it is not to be searched out, and difficut to compass. If one does not expect the unexpected, one will not find it out, since it is not to be searched out, and difficut to compass.
Heraclitus quotes: The fairest harmony springs from discord. The fairest harmony springs from discord.
Heraclitus quotes: To God all things are beautiful and good and just. To God all things are beautiful and good and just.
Heraclitus quotes: When men dream, each has his own world. When they are awake, they have a common world. When men dream, each has his own world. When they are awake, they have a common world.
Heraclitus quotes: It is harder to fight pleasure than to fight emotion. It is harder to fight pleasure than to fight emotion.
Heraclitus quotes: Life has the name of life, but in reality it is death. Life has the name of life, but in reality it is death.
Heraclitus quotes: To God all things are fair and good and right, but men hold some things wrong and some right. To God all things are fair and good and right, but men hold some things wrong and some right.
Heraclitus quotes: Nothing is, everything is becoming. Nothing is, everything is becoming.
Heraclitus quotes: There is but one world common for those who are awake, but when men are asleep, each turns away into a world of his own. There is but one world common for those who are awake, but when men are asleep, each turns away into a world of his own.
Heraclitus quotes: The sun is new each day. The sun is new each day.
Heraclitus quotes: I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets. I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.
Heraclitus quotes: It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine. It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
Heraclitus quotes: Those who love wisdom must investigate many things Those who love wisdom must investigate many things
Heraclitus quotes: You may travel far and wide but never will you find the boundaries of the soul. You may travel far and wide but never will you find the boundaries of the soul.
Heraclitus quotes: No same man could walk through the same river twice, as the man and the river have since changed. No same man could walk through the same river twice, as the man and the river have since changed.
Heraclitus quotes: For those who are awake, the Cosmos is One. For those who are awake, the Cosmos is One.
Heraclitus quotes: Realize that war is common and justice is strife, and that all things come into being and pass away through strife. Realize that war is common and justice is strife, and that all things come into being and pass away through strife.
Heraclitus quotes: A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one. A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.
Heraclitus quotes: Man is on earth as in an egg. Man is on earth as in an egg.
Heraclitus quotes: Man, like a light in the night, is kindled and put out. Man, like a light in the night, is kindled and put out.
Heraclitus quotes: You won't discover the limits of the soul, however far you go. You won't discover the limits of the soul, however far you go.
Heraclitus quotes: You will not discover the limits of the soul by traveling, even if you wander over every conceivable path, so deep is its story. You will not discover the limits of the soul
by traveling, even if you wander over every
conceivable path, so deep is its story.
Heraclitus quotes: Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it. Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
Heraclitus quotes: Nature is wont to hide herself. Nature is wont to hide herself.
Heraclitus quotes: Things keep their secrets. Things keep their secrets.
Heraclitus quotes: It ever was, and is, and shall be, ever-living fire, in measures being kindled and in measures going out. It ever was, and is, and shall be, ever-living fire, in measures being kindled and in measures going out.
Heraclitus quotes: The hidden harmony is better than the obvious. The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
Heraclitus quotes: The poet was a foolwho wanted no conflictamong us, godsor people.Harmony needs low and high,as progeny needsman and woman. The poet was a fool
who wanted no conflict
among us, gods
or people.
Harmony needs
low and high,
as progeny needs
man and woman.
Heraclitus quotes: It is not appropriate to act and speak like men asleep. It is not appropriate to act and speak like men asleep.
Heraclitus quotes: The seeing have the world in common. The seeing have the world in common.
Heraclitus quotes: Silence, healing. Silence, healing.
Heraclitus quotes: Invisible harmony is better than visible. Invisible harmony is better than visible.
Heraclitus quotes: The Lord whose oracle is at Delphi neither reveals nor conceals, but gives a sign The Lord whose oracle is at Delphi neither reveals nor conceals, but gives a sign
Heraclitus quotes: It is better to conceal ignorance than to expose it. It is better to conceal ignorance than to expose it.
Heraclitus quotes: Knowledge is not intelligence. Knowledge is not intelligence.
Heraclitus quotes: To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just. To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.
Heraclitus quotes: Change is the only constant. Change is the only constant.
Heraclitus quotes: Could you tell night from day? No, I regard all such distinctions as logically impossible. Could you tell night from day? No, I regard all such distinctions as logically impossible.
Heraclitus quotes: Thinking is common to all. Thinking is common to all.
Heraclitus quotes: Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony. Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
Heraclitus quotes: War is the father and king of all: some he has made gods, and some men; some slaves and some free. War is the father and king of all: some he has made gods, and some men; some slaves and some free.
Heraclitus quotes: If you went in search of it, you would not find the boundaries of the soul, though you traveled every road-so deep is its measure [logos]. If you went in search of it, you would not find the boundaries of the soul, though you traveled every road-so deep is its measure [logos].
Heraclitus quotes: And some men are as ignorant of what they do when awake as they are forgetful of what they do when asleep. And some men are as ignorant of what they do when awake as they are forgetful of what they do when asleep.
Heraclitus quotes: All things come into being through opposition and all are in flux like a river All things come into being through opposition and all are in flux like a river
Heraclitus quotes: Any day stands equal to the rest. Any day stands
equal to the rest.
Heraclitus quotes: Nothing endures but change. Nothing endures but change.
Heraclitus quotes: Learning many things does not teach understanding Learning many things does not teach understanding
Heraclitus quotes: Whoever cannot seek the unforeseen sees nothing for the known way is an impasse. Whoever cannot seek the unforeseen sees nothing for the known way is an impasse.
Heraclitus quotes: Change alone is unchanging. Change alone is unchanging.
Heraclitus quotes: there is nothing permanent except change-- there is nothing permanent except change--
Heraclitus quotes: What we have caught and what we have killed we have left behind, but what has escaped us we bring with us. What we have caught and what we have killed we have left behind, but what has escaped us we bring with us.
Heraclitus quotes: Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things. Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
Heraclitus quotes: Other men are unaware of what they do when they are awake just as they are forgetful of what they do when they are asleep. Other men are unaware of what they do when they are awake just as they are forgetful of what they do when they are asleep.